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7-21-1972 Army Flies German Terrorist

A Stars and Stripes article about the US military flying Bernhard Braun from West Berlin to Munich at the request of the German govt. PDF: 7-21-1972 Army Flies German Terrorist

11-14-1977 Woman Terrorist Dies In Jail Cell (AP)

Report on the death of Ingrid Schubert. PDF: 11-14-1977 Woman Terrorist Dies In Jail Cell (AP)

11-14-1977 Latest Terrorist Death Confirmed As Suicide (AP)

Report on inquest after the suicide of Ingrid Schubert. PDF: 11-14-1977 Latest Terrorist Death Confirmed As Suicide (AP)

11-14-1977 Another Guerilla Suicide in Prison (AP-Reuters)

Report on the suicide of Ingrid Schubert. PDF: 11-14-1977 Another Guerilla Suicide in Prison (AP-Reuters)

5-21-1975 German Bonnie, Clyde on Trial (AP)

Article on the eve of the Stammheim trial, still casting Baader and Meinhof as the “Bonnie and Clyde” of the RAF. PDF: 5-21-1975 German Bonnie, Clyde on Trial (AP)

2-27-1971 Kidnapper Releases 7 year old boy (AP)

An Associated Press article about a kidnapping of a child. The kidnappers originally suggested that they were members of the “Mahler-Baader gang” and were seeking the release of Horst Mahler. Later callers disputed the original claims. PDF: 2-27-1971 Kidnapper Releases 7 year old boy

5-28-1972 Bonn gets warning of more bombings (Guardian UK)

A great and concise summary of events up to and including the Heidelberg bombing, including short biographies of Badder and Meinhoff. It also mentions both the Petra Schelm and Thomas Welsbecker Commando as well as Bonn’s plans to deal with the “inner enemy”.  PDF: 5-28-1972 Bonn gets warning of more bombings

5-13-1972 Two More German Buildings Bombed (AP)

An Associated Press article detailing bombings at police stations in Augsburg and Munich, a day after three bombs went off in Frankfurt. PDF: 5-13-1972 Two More German Buildings Bombed

5-13-1972 Blasts Rip West German Police Offices (AP)

An Associated Press article detailing bombings at police stations in Augsburg and Munich, a day after three bombs went off in Frankfurt at the US Army V Corps HQ. PDF: 5-13-1972 Blasts Rip West German Police Offices

May 12, 1972 Augsburg and Munich

Angela Luther and Irmgard Möller sneak into the Augsburg Police department and leave two time-delay pipe bombs. The bombs explode shortly after noon, injuring five policemen. Later in the Baader, Meins, and Ensslin leave a car bomb to explode in the parking lot of the state Bundeskriminalamt in Munich, destroying 60 cars. The Baader-Meinhof Gang, [read all]